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  • Page 1 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive User’s Guide...
  • Page 3 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive User’s Guide...
  • Page 4 Note: Before using this information and the product it supports, read the information under the appendixes. First Edition (July 2002) © Copyright International Business Machines Corporation 2002. All rights reserved. US Government Users Restricted Rights – Use, duplication or disclosure restricted by GSA ADP Schedule Contract with IBM Corp.
  • Page 5 Antes de instalar este produto, leia as Informações sobre Segurança. Pred inštaláciou tohto zariadenia si pečítaje Bezpečnostné predpisy. Antes de instalar este producto lea la información de seguridad. Läs säkerhetsinformationen innan du installerar den här produkten. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2002...
  • Page 6 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Loading a CD Ejecting a CD manually . Using Windows XP native recording with your CD-RW drive . Using IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA) Using the UDF Reader software for Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows Me . Using StorageGuard Using the RecordNow software.
  • Page 8 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 9: About This Book

    Thank you for purchasing OPTIONS by IBM. Please take a few moments to register your product and provide us with information that will help IBM to better serve you in the future. Your feedback is valuable to us in developing products and services that are important to you, as well as in developing better ways to communicate with you.
  • Page 10 viii 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 11: Installation And User's Guide

    Product description The IBM 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW drive can write and read CD-RW and CD-Recordable (CD-R) discs, and can read mass-produced stamped CDs. CDs created with this drive are compatible with Multi-Read CD-ROM and DVD-ROM drives that can read CD-RW discs and other media, and with older non-MR CD-ROM drives that can read only CD-R and CD-ROM discs.
  • Page 12: Software Description

    CDs from MP3 files or from other audio CDs. v IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA): You can use DLA to access your CD-RW drive using a drive letter. You can copy files to recordable media using the windows command line or by using the drag-and-drop method.
  • Page 13: Handling Instructions

    Handling Instructions To protect your CD-RW drive during installation, observe the following precautions: v Handle the drive with care. Dropping or jarring the drive can damage the components inside the drive housing. v Keep the CD-RW drive in its antistatic bag until you are ready to install the drive in your computer.
  • Page 14 4 IDE connector: Use this connector to attach the CD-RW drive to the IDE cable. 5 DC-power connector: Use this connector to attach the CD-RW drive to the computer power supply cable. 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 15: Installing The Drive

    Some non-IBM computers support the cable-select setting, where the position of the device on the cable determines whether a device is master or slave. See the documentation that comes with your computer to determine if your computer supports this setting.
  • Page 16: Step 5. Mounting The Drive In The Bay

    one pair of pins corresponding to the setting you chose in Step 3. v If you are configuring the drive as master, set the jumper to the master 1 device setting. (This is how the drive is set when it is shipped.) If there is a second device on the IDE port, check that the device is configured as slave.
  • Page 17: Step 6. Attaching The Cables To The Drive

    Step 6. Attaching the cables to the drive Connect the cables to the CD-RW drive as follows: 1. If you want to connect the CD-RW drive to your sound adapter or to the sound function on your system board, locate the included audio cables and determine which cable best fits the CD audio-in port on your sound adapter.
  • Page 18: Step 9. Installing The Cd-Rw Drive Software

    To see the configuration information for most IBM computers, press F1 during startup when the IBM graphic displays in the upper right corner of the screen. When you have finished reviewing the information, save the changes and exit. Step 9. Installing the CD-RW drive software The User’s Guide and Software CD contains two software applications for use with...
  • Page 19: Using The Drive

    4. The following table shows the compatibility matrix for high and low speed CD-RW media: Media Rating No rating, 2x Multispeed, 1x2x4x, 4x, 1x-4x High Speed, 4x-10x, 4x-12x, 8-10x Using the drive This section provides information on how to handle and care for CDs and your CD-RW drive, and how to load CDs into your CD-RW drive.
  • Page 20: Caring For The Cd-Rw Drive

    Caring for the CD-RW drive To protect your CD-RW drive during operation, observe the following precautions: v Remove any CD in the drive before moving the drive. v Do not insert foreign objects into the drive. v Do not remove the drive cover or attempt to service the drive. v Do not operate the drive under any of the following conditions: –...
  • Page 21: Ejecting A Cd Manually

    To load a CD into a vertically mounted CD-RW drive, do the following:. Note: Drive CD tray design might be different than shown (varies by supplier). 1. Press the Eject/Load button 1 . 2. Insert the CD into the tray, make sure the disc is placed securely behind the vertical mounting tabs.
  • Page 22: Using Ibm Drive Letter Access (Dla)

    Note: Trying to eject the disc will prompt you to record the files. Using IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA) IBM Drive Letter Access (DLA) is included on the User’s Guide and Software CD so you can write data to CD-RW and CD-R media.
  • Page 23: Using Storageguard

    Options. Note: StorageGuard is not required for use of the CD-RW drive. Its primary use is easy updating of RecordNow and DLA. IBM service releases of RecordNow and DLA are also available at the Support section of Note: StorageGuard requires an Internet connection.
  • Page 24 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 25 Operational current rating is 3. Product-description data represents IBM’s design objectives and is provided for comparative purposes; actual results might vary, based on a variety of factors. This product data does not constitute a warranty. Data is subject to change without notice.
  • Page 26 The following table lists the environmental specifications for the CD-RW drive. You can mount the drive vertically or horizontally. Environmental requirements Environmental Requirements: Specification Temperature (noncondensing) +5° C to +45° C Relative humidity (noncondensing) Write/Read speeds The following table lists the write/read speeds for the CD-RW drive. Drive Write/Read Speeds: Function Read (CD-ROM/CD-R disc)
  • Page 27: Appendix A. Product Specifications

    Disc diameter Rotational speed (CD-ROM/CD-R) Mean time between failures (MTBF) Buffer underrun protection The following table summarizes the CD format capabilities of the RecordNow program. Refer to the Veritas software online user’s guide for the most recent information on CD format capabilities. Format CD-DA (Red Book) CD+G...
  • Page 28 CD-ROM (Mode 1): This format is used for most CD-ROM applications. CD-ROM XA (Mode 2 Form 1 and Mode 2 Form 2) or CD-ROM Extended Architecture: This standard was created for playback of multimedia content. CD-I (Mode 2 Form 1 and Mode 2 Form 2) and CD-I Ready for home entertainment systems.
  • Page 29: Appendix B. Problem Solving

    You cannot format a CD-RW disc Take the following actions: 1. Check your media. This CD-RW drive cannot format 1X or 2X speed media. 2. Erase the CD-RW with the following procedure, then try formatting again. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2002...
  • Page 30: You Cannot Create A Multi-Session Disc

    v Remove all discs from drives. v Start RecordNow. v Select Make a Data Disc. v Insert your media when prompted. v At the prompt ″The disc you have inserted is not blank, would you like to erase it now?″, select Yes. v After the media erase completes, Select the Cancel button in RecordNow v Exit RecordNow.
  • Page 31: You Cannot Access The Cd-Rw Drive, Or The Drive Icon Does Not Display (Windows Xp)

    3. If you can read from a CD-RW disc in the CD-RW drive, but not in another optical drive, be sure that a UDF Reader program is installed on the computer that contains the other optical drive. For more information on the UDF Reader program, see “Using the UDF Reader software for Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows Me”...
  • Page 32: There Is No Sound From The Cd

    MPC-2 compliant Molex 70553 or equivalent connector. (To locate the drive audio connector, see “Back view of the drive” on page 3.) If you are using an IBM computer or IBM sound adapter, see “Service and Support” on page 25 for assistance.
  • Page 33: Appendix C. Customizing The Device-Driver Configuration Settings

    8. Click the Advanced Settings tab. 9. Select the appropriate Transfer Mode pull-down that corresponds to the CD-RW location (Device 0 for Master, Device 1 for Slave). 10. Select DMA if Available. 11. Click OK. © Copyright IBM Corp. 2002...
  • Page 34: Enabling Dma For Windows 2000 Professional

    Enabling DMA for Windows 2000 Professional To change the parameter setting for Windows 2000, do the following: 1. Click Start → Settings → Control Panel. 2. Double-click System. 3. Click the Hardware tab. 4. Click Device Manager. 5. Click the IDE ATA/ATAPI controller to expand the tree. 6.
  • Page 35: Appendix D. Product Warranty And Support Information

    Telephone technical support Installation and configuration support through the IBM HelpCenter withdrawn or made available for a fee, at IBM’s discretion, 90 days after the option © Copyright IBM Corp. 2002 ®...
  • Page 36: Telephone Technical Support

    Country-unique Terms. The terms of Part 2 replace or modify those of Part 1. The warranties provided by IBM in this Statement of Limited Warranty apply only to Machines you purchase for your use, and not for resale, from IBM or your reseller. The term “Machine” means an IBM machine, its features, conversions, upgrades, elements, or accessories, or any combination of them.
  • Page 37 1) either repair or exchange the failing Machine and 2) provide the service either at your location or a service center. IBM or your reseller will also manage and install selected engineering changes that apply to the Machine.
  • Page 38 IBM or your reseller of changes in a Machine’s location. IBM is responsible for loss of, or damage to, your Machine while it is 1) in IBM’s possession or 2) in transit in those cases where IBM is responsible for the transportation charges.
  • Page 39: Part 2 - Country-Unique Terms

    THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. Governing Law Both you and IBM consent to the application of the laws of the country in which you acquired the Machine to govern, interpret, and enforce all of your and IBM’s rights, duties, and obligations arising from, or relating in any manner to, the subject matter of this Agreement, without regard to conflict of law principles.
  • Page 40 IBM’s negligence; 2. as to any other actual damage arising in any situation involving nonperformance by IBM pursuant to, or in any way related to the subject of this Statement of Limited Warranty, IBM’s liability will be limited to the charge paid by you for the individual Machine that is the subject of the claim.
  • Page 41 Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 or other legislation which cannot be excluded or limited. The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 will not apply in respect of any goods which IBM provides, if you require the goods for the purposes of a business as defined in that Act.
  • Page 42 (1) an IBM reseller approved to perform warranty service or (2) from IBM. If you purchase an IBM Machine in a Middle Eastern or African country, you may obtain warranty service for that Machine from the IBM entity within the country of...
  • Page 43 IBM with fraud or gross negligence and for express warranty. The following sentence is added to the end of item 2: IBM’s liability under this item is limited to the violation of essential contractual terms in cases of ordinary negligence.
  • Page 44 The following replaces the third paragraph of this Section: Unless otherwise provided by mandatory law, IBM and your reseller are not liable for any of the following: (items 1 and 2 unchanged) 3) indirect damages, even if IBM or your reseller is informed of their possibility.
  • Page 45: Appendix E. Notices

    Web sites. The materials at those Web sites are not part of the materials for this IBM product, and use of those Web sites is at your own risk.
  • Page 46: Trademarks

    Properly shielded and grounded cables and connectors must be used in order to meet FCC emission limits. IBM is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables and connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment.
  • Page 47 Conseil de l’UE sur le rapprochement des lois des États membres en matière de compatibilité électromagnétique. IBM ne peut accepter aucune responsabilité pour le manquement aux exigences de protection résultant d’une modification non recommandée du produit, y compris l’installation de cartes autres que les cartes IBM.
  • Page 48 Consiglio dell’Unione Europea 89/336/CEE sull’armonizzazione legislativa degli stati membri in materia di compatibilità elettromagnetica. IBM non accetta responsabilità alcuna per la mancata conformità alle normative di protezione dovuta a modifiche non consigliate al prodotto, compresa l’installazione di schede e componenti di marca diversa da IBM.
  • Page 49 Appendix E. Notices...
  • Page 50 40X/12X/40X Max CD-RW Drive: User’s Guide...
  • Page 52 Part Number: 22P6979 Printed in U.S.A. (1P) P/N: 22P6979...